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Wayne Outten

Advocates for Workplace Fairness
Contact: (877) 468-8836
(212) 245-1000
Law School: New York University School of Law - New York University
Jurisdictions: Maryland
New York
2nd Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court


About Wayne Outten
Wayne N. Outten is a founding and the managing partner of Outten & Golden LLP. His practice focuses exclusively on representing individuals in all areas of employment law. He co-chairs the firm’s Executives and Professionals Practice Group. Mr. Outten was selected by his peers as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” every year since 1987 and as one of New York’s Super Lawyers, where he is listed as one of the Top 100 New York Metro Super Lawyers every year since 2006. Best Lawyers designated him "Lawyer of the Year 2010" for Labor and Employment Law - New York City and "Lawyer of the Year 2012" for Litigation - Labor and Employment in New York City. He was selected for listing in Law Dragon every year since 2005 and was selected for the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America in 2006 and for the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America in 2007. Mr. Outten has been an AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer in the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyers since 1992.
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • International Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
2nd Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
New York University School of Law - New York UniversityJ.D. (2004)Law
Honors: Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow
Drexel UniversityB.S. (1970)
Professional Associations
Founding member, National Employment Lawyers Association [NELA]
Activities: Board [1985 - 1996]
Member, New York State Bar


Articles & Publications
  • The Rights of Employees and Union Members: The Basic ACLU Guide to the Rights of Employees and Union Members
    Univ. Press


Website: Outten & Golden LLP



NY Office
3 Park Ave
29th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Toll-Free: (877) 468-8836
Telephone: (212) 245-1000
Fax: (646) 509-2060